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Who will regulate USP <800>?

For pharmacies, it will be up to the state boards of pharmacy and the FDA. For other healthcare entities, it becomes a little cloudy. However, overall, the respective boards for their respective practices (i.e., medicine, nursing, veterinary medicine, etc.) would have most of the jurisdiction.

API Active pharmaceutical ingredient
CACI Compounding aseptic containment isolator
C-PEC Containment primary engineering control
C-SEC Containment secondary engineering control
HD Hazardous drug
HEPA High-efficiency particulate air
NIOSH National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
SOP Standard operating procedure


  1. US Pharmacopeial Convention. (2016). Frequently Asked Questions: <800> Hazardous Drugs—Handling in Healthcare Settings. Retrieved from http://www.usp.org/frequently-asked-questions/hazardous-drugs-handling-healthcare-settings